TEZPUR, Jan28 � Candidates of all major political parties, like the BJP, Cong(I) and AGP, filed theirs nomination papers for the ensuing civic body elections in Sonitpur district, today.
According to sources, candidates of BJP and Cong(I) filed their nominations for 19 wards each, while the AGP candidates filed nominations for 11 wards. Altogether 21 independent candidates have filed nominations for the Tezpur Municipality Board.
For Dhekiajuli Municipality Board, BJP and Cong (I) candidates filed nominations for 10 Wards each, while for Rangapara Town Committee, 18 candidates � including four each from BJP and Cong(I), two from CPIM and independents � filed nominations. The Biswanath Charilai Municipality Board saw Cong (I) and BJP candidates filing nominations for 12 Wards each, whereas AGP candidates filed nominations for 6 Wards and CPIM candidates filed nominations for 1 Ward. Cong(I), BJP and AGP candidates filed nominations for all 6 wards of Gohpur Town Committee.
It may be mentioned here that there are a total of 19 Wards in Tezpur Municipality board, 10 Wards in Dhekiajuli Municipality Board and 4 Wards in Rangapara Town committee under Tezpur subdivision and 12 Wards in Biswanath Charali Municipality Board and 6 Wards in Gohpur Town Committee of the district.